Expanded access is currently available for this treatment.
Verified January 2015 by St. Jude Medical
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First received: December 21, 2007
Last updated: January 30, 2015
Last verified: January 2015

Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale with the AMPLATZER® PFO OCCLUDER in patients with at least two cryptogenic strokes due to presumed paradoxical embolism through a patent foramen ovale and who have failed conventional therapy.

Condition Intervention
Patent Foramen Ovale
Device: Device closure with the AMPLATZER PFO Occluder

Study Type: Expanded Access     What is Expanded Access?

Further study details as provided by St. Jude Medical:

Intervention Details:
    Device: Device closure with the AMPLATZER PFO Occluder
    Device closure with the AMPLATZER PFO Occluder

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patent foramen ovale-(PFO)
  • recurrent stroke
  • failed antiplatelet/anticoagulant therapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • International normalized ration (INR) outside of 2-3 intracardiac thrombus (subjects may be enrolled after resolution of thrombus)
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00583401

Contact: Karen Cook

Sponsors and Collaborators
St. Jude Medical
  More Information

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Responsible Party: St. Jude Medical Identifier: NCT00583401     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00557479
Other Study ID Numbers: AGA-011, G060145
Study First Received: December 21, 2007
Last Updated: January 30, 2015
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Foramen Ovale, Patent
Cardiovascular Abnormalities
Cardiovascular Diseases
Congenital Abnormalities
Heart Defects, Congenital
Heart Diseases
Heart Septal Defects
Heart Septal Defects, Atrial processed this record on October 06, 2015